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The Tokyo Firebombing

On this day in 1945, the Army Air Corps launches Operation Meetinghouse, generally referred to as the Tokyo Firebombing. The night of March 9-10, 334…

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Following up Normandy with the Battle of the Bulge

On this day in 1944, 200 hours ahead of Christmas, the Germans launch their last major offensive of WW2, Unternehmen Wacht am Rhein, and so…

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The Fate of Kurds in Trump Hands

I didn’t think the shame could get worse but it just did. You see, history is my “thing.” So get this: This man is consciously…

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World War 2 Begins Leading to an Enduring Peace

On this day in 1939, German forces bombard Poland on land and from the air, as Adolf Hitler’s blitzkrieg rolls North and East, seeking to…

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Hiroshima and Little Boy

On this day in 1945, at 8:16 a.m. local time, the B-29 bomber Enola Gay drops atom bomb “Little Boy” over the city of Hiroshima….

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The Crucial Battle of Midway and the Struggle for control of the Pacific

On this day in 1942, the decisive Battle of Midway ends in a stunning victory for the U.S. Navy; at the end of four days…

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